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Hacked Data for 69K LimeVPN Users Up for Sale on Dark Web

Hacked Data for 69K LimeVPN Users Up for Sale on Dark Web LimeVPN has confirmed a data incident, and meanwhile its website has been knocked offline.
01 July 2021

Babuk Ransomware Builder Mysteriously Appears in VirusTotal

Babuk Ransomware Builder Mysteriously Appears in VirusTotal The gang's source code is now available to rivals and security researchers alike - and a decryptor likely is not far behind.
01 July 2021

Stop Playing Catchup: Move From Reactive to Proactive to Defeat Cyber Threats

One-time reactive measures can't keep up. It's time to be proactive and pick our swords and not just our shields.
01 July 2021

Data Exfiltration: What You Should Know to Prevent It

Data Exfiltration: What You Should Know to Prevent It Data leaks are a serious concern for companies of all sizes; if one occurs, it may put them out of business permanently. Here's how you can protect your organization from data theft.
01 July 2021

LinkedIn’s 1.2B Data-Scrape Victims Already Being Targeted by Attackers

LinkedIn’s 1.2B Data-Scrape Victims Already Being Targeted by Attackers A refined database of 88K U.S. business owners on LinkedIn has been posted in a hacker forum.
01 July 2021

Netgear Authentication Bypass Allows Router Takeover

Netgear Authentication Bypass Allows Router Takeover Microsoft researchers discovered the firmware flaws in the DGN-2200v1 series router that can enable authentication bypass to take over devices and access stored credentials.
01 July 2021

Microsoft reveals authentication failures, system hijack vulnerabilities in Netgear routers

Microsoft says the bugs could have allowed “attackers to roam untethered through an entire organization.”
01 July 2021

Columbian police collar suspected Gozi Trojan distributor

The alleged hacker is wanted in the United States.
01 July 2021

Dropbox Used to Mask Malware Movement in Cyberespionage Campaign

Dropbox Used to Mask Malware Movement in Cyberespionage Campaign The ongoing spear-phishing campaign targeting the Afghan government uses Dropbox as an API that leaves no traces of communications with weirdo websites.
01 July 2021

Chinese hacking group impersonates Afghan president to infiltrate government agencies

The APT has been accused of infiltrating the country’s security council.
01 July 2021

Robinhood ordered to pay $70 million over ‘harm’ caused to ‘millions' of traders

The penalty is the largest issued by FINRA to date.
01 July 2021

Security provider for Matt Hancock’s office worked at Porton Down

Security provider for Matt Hancock’s office worked at Porton Down

US firm Emcor offers ‘facilities management’ at sensitive sites, including DHSC and RAF bases

A firm that provided security at Matt Hancock’s office, where leaked CCTV footage showed him kissing an aide, has also worked at the Porton Down defence research laboratory, RAF bases, and a military bunker that would house ministers in the event of a nuclear strike.

Labour called for an immediate audit of government contracts after documents reviewed by the Guardian showed that Emcor provided “facilities management” services at a range of highly sensitive sites, as well as the health department (DHSC).

Related: Ministers should not have cameras in their offices, Sajid Javid says

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01 July 2021

SentinelOne Starts Trading on NYSE, Raises $1.2B in IPO

IPO is the highest valued in cybersecurity history, according to reports.
30 June 2021

SMB Worm Targeting EternalBlue Vuln Spreads to US

"Indexsinas" is the latest threat designed to exploit Windows servers that remain vulnerable to an NSA-developed exploit Microsoft patched more than four years ago.
30 June 2021

We Infiltrated a Counterfeit Check Ring! Now What?

Imagine waking up each morning knowing the identities of thousands of people who are about to be mugged for thousands of dollars each. You know exactly when and where each of those muggings will take place, and you've shared this information in advance with the authorities each day for a year with no outward indication that they are doing anything about it. How frustrated would you be? Such is the curse of the fraud fighter known online by the handles “Brianna Ware” and “BWare” for short, a longtime member of a global group of volunteers who’ve infiltrated a cybercrime gang that disseminates fraudulent checks tied to a dizzying number of online scams.
30 June 2021

MyBook Investigation Reveals Attackers Exploited Legacy, Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

A previously unknown flaw in Western Digital's older network-attached storage systems allowed unauthenticated commands to trigger a factory reset, formatting the hard drives, says the company after its preliminary investigation.
30 June 2021

MyBook Investigation Reveals Attackers Exploited Legacy, 0-Day Vulnerabilities

A previously unknown flaw in Western Digital's older network-attached storage systems allowed unauthenticated commands to trigger a factory reset, formatting the hard drives, says the company after its preliminary investigation.
30 June 2021

Impersonation Becomes Top Phishing Technique

A new report finds IT, healthcare, and manufacturing are the industries most targeted by phishing emails.
30 June 2021

Indexsinas SMB Worm Campaign Infests Whole Enterprises

Indexsinas SMB Worm Campaign Infests Whole Enterprises The self-propagating malware's attack chain is complex, using former NSA cyberweapons, and ultimately drops cryptominers on targeted machines.
30 June 2021

Attackers Already Unleashing Malware for Apple macOS M1 Chip

Apple security expert Patrick Wardle found that some macOS malware written for the new M1 processor can bypass anti-malware tools.
30 June 2021